USS Vella Gulf CG72 07 & 08 JWD - wjd333
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INDIAN OCEAN (Dec. 16, 2008) Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Jason Nicholas, from Gordo, Ala., jumps from the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during a swim call. Vella Gulf is deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/Released)

081216-N-1082Z-049
INDIAN OCEAN (Dec. 16, 2008) Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Jason Nicholas, from Gordo, Ala., jumps from the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during a swim call. Vella Gulf is deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/Released)

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